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Murda'd Out Stout - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Murda'd Out StoutMurda'd Out Stout

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272 Ratings
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Ratings: 272
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.6
pDev: 7.39%
Wants: 597
Gots: 66 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Individually barrel aged Three Floyds - Dark Lord, Surly - Darkness, De Struise Brouwers - Black Albert, and Mikkeller - Beer Geek Breakfast. These were aged for 14 months seperately and blended together to taste.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-12-2012)
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4.43/5  rDev -3.7%

Brought to you by Dennoman at the big DL lineup a few weeks back. I barely even remember this one, but luckily I took surprisingly detailed notes on it. Way more detailed than I remember doing. I must have been in great shape still.

From a 750 into a snifter

APPEARANCE: Pours out thicker than the Dark Lord variants, relatively viscous and black but not quite pitch black, yielding a smaller, medium looking, fluffy, light mocha head with good retention. Black body with no carbonatino evident. Head fades to a small, swirly wisp and ring but leaves no real lacing down the glass. Pretty good looking stout.

SMELL: Lots of bourbon on the nose, with oak, vanilla, coconut and caramel as well. Light roasted aroma with some dark chocolate combine with some milk chocolate and sweet cream from the bourbon barrel. Pretty bold with a good balance between the base blend and bourbon barrel. Really good.

TASTE: Lots of barrel again, with piles of bourbon, oak, vanilla, sweet cream and caramel sweetness with a hint or bitter roasted flavors at the swallow. Bold and unrelenting aftertaste of bourbon barrel, lightly roasted and burnt malts with some bitter dark chocolate as well. The oak and sweet vanilla cream flavors from the boozy bourbon barrel work well with the roasted and bitter base beer. Actually surprisingly good and well integrated.

PALATE: Medium body and medium carbonation. Enough weight for the style, creamy enough as well, goes down fine and finishes slightly sticky. A burst of heat lingers on the palate as well. A touch hot perhaps, but definitely big and smooth enough to support the flavors.

OVERALL: I must have liked this beer way more than I can remember. Luckily I can still read my scrawl as well. This was much better than I'd expected. The bourbon barrel works really well with the base stout, making a big statement but still showing excellent balance as well. The feel could perhaps be a touch bigger, which would give the flavors the support they need for top marks, but given the style, this is a minor complaint. Come to think of it, given how much I actually liked the bourbon DL versions, I guess it's not such a surprise that I enjoyed this so much. On the whole, I'm a pretty big fan of the four base beers. Thanks again Dennoman! This was a beauty.

Jeffo, May 15, 2013
Photo of stakem
4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

Waxed bomber poured into a snifter. The brew appears black in color with a dark brown head that rests atop with decent retaining power. Some patchy lace and legs of alcohol are noted.

The aroma is meaty with a touch of sorta smoked chocolate meets vanilla and caramel. A mild indication of some herbal hops are felt across the back of the nose along with a lasting indication of alcohol and roasted to charred grain.

The taste includes plenty of bitter chocolate and roast with enough of a neutral booziness. Then a lot of barrel nuance is noticed tasting of vanilla, caramel and a contradting amount of roast and char. It's a real good blend of flavors.

This is a boozy brew, full bodied and moderately carbonated. Pretty nice offering that showcases some familiarity of the base beers included in this. It really is greater than the sum of it's parts. However, I dont think I would ever consider paying the cost of admission on this one. Thank you kindly Mark for the generous share.

stakem, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -13%

funkyaudio, Sep 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

VerticalLiturgical, Sep 04, 2014
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4.37/5  rDev -5%

Slatetank, Sep 02, 2014
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4.45/5  rDev -3.3%

Thanks to drewone for sharing this one at Wowcoolman's tasting.

Pours an opaque black with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, vanilla, bourbon, and wood aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa, chocolate syrup, vanilla, and bourbon flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with fantastic barrel aged qualities in the smell and taste.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Aug 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

cosmonick, Aug 17, 2014
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4.61/5  rDev +0.2%

Rado, Aug 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

drewone, Aug 17, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +1.7%

Wowcoolman, Aug 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

injuredreserve, Aug 08, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

BigDaveLB, Jul 31, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

mjc3151, Jul 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

cmgray03, Jul 26, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

Riggsenater, Jul 26, 2014
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4.55/5  rDev -1.1%

Bottle from MeadMe, HUGE thanks for sending it my way so I could share it with the Tasters Choice group!
Pours a thick viscous black color with a smallish tan head that dissipates quickly. Huge rich malty aromas of brown sugar, caramel, molasses, coffee, dark chocolate, light wood and hints of bourbon, light fruit and smoke. Huge complex nose that I could park my nostrils over all night. The flavor is richly complex like the aroma suggested. Huge sweet sugary maltiness as a base to a bit of chocolate and roasted grains set in some bourbon oak and lightly smokey with touches of fruit and earth. Medium to thick body with a light level of carbonation. Fantastic frigging beer right here! If I weren't driving sat night I would have seriously Bogart-ed this bottle!

johnnnniee, Jul 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

TheSamKuehn, Jun 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

Gonzoillini, Jun 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +8.7%

jermy, Jun 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +3.3%

ronn, Jun 06, 2014
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4.43/5  rDev -3.7%

Big thanks to DocJ007 for busting this one open for us at the last monthly tasting. Served right after Baller for comparison sake.

A - Pours ink black with a decent one finger tall tan head, quickly dissipating down to a light film, leaving small trails of lace on the sides of the glass.

S - Smells of dark chocolate, coffee, vanilla, molasses, dark fruits, plenty of woody oak, warm bourbon and lots of dark roasted malt. Much better than the base but still a touch out of focus, I guess that is expected.

T - Starts off with the sweetness - mainly the molasses, vanilla, dark fruits and dark chocolate - slowly being joined by the coffee, oak, toffee, smooth bourbon and the ever present dark roasted malt. Finish is sweet and roasty with a bit of dryness at the end of each sip, lingering long after the finish.

M - Heavy body with moderate carbonation. Smooth, creamy feel makes it very easy to consume. Very little of the reported 14% is noticeable.

O - I am not a fan of the base beer at all but this is very good. I would have never guessed it would be this good to have this many beers blended together. I am honestly surprised how much the barrel has smoothed everything out. Glad I could finally try this one, thanks again Justin!

orangesol, May 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -13%

dfhhead25, May 23, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev -2.2%

CheapBeerBuzz, May 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -7.6%

westcoastbeerlvr, May 17, 2014
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Murda'd Out Stout from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
100 out of 100 based on 272 ratings.